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From: Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@linaro.org>
To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>,
	Paul Burton <paul.burton@mips.com>,
	James Hogan <jhogan@kernel.org>,
	Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>,
	Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo@towertech.it>,
	Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@bootlin.com>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.com>, Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net>,
	linux-mips@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-input@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-rtc@vger.kernel.org, linux-serial@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 3/9] nvmem: core: add nvmem_device_find
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:03:42 +0100
Message-ID: <fca76e6d-fa0b-176b-abcf-e7551b22e6a9@linaro.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190816140942.GA15050@alpha.franken.de>



On 16/08/2019 15:09, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 01:52:49PM +0100, Srinivas Kandagatla wrote:
>> On 14/08/2019 12:46, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
>>> On Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:40:34 +0100
>>> Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@linaro.org> wrote:
>>>> On 09/08/2019 11:32, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
>>>>> nvmem_device_find provides a way to search for nvmem devices with
>>>>> the help of a match function simlair to bus_find_device.
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tbogendoerfer@suse.de>
>>>>> ---
>>>>>    drivers/nvmem/core.c           | 62 ++++++++++++++++++++++--------------------
>>>>>    include/linux/nvmem-consumer.h |  9 ++++++
>>>>>    2 files changed, 41 insertions(+), 30 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> Have you considered using nvmem_register_notifier() ?
>>>
>>> yes, that was the first idea. But then I realized I need to build up
>>> a private database of information already present in nvmem bus. So I
>>> looked for a way to retrieve it from there. Unfortunately I couldn't
>>> use bus_find_device directly, because nvmem_bus_type and struct nvmem_device
>>> is hidden. So I refactured the lookup code and added a more universal
>>> lookup function, which fits my needs and should be usable for more.
>> I see your point.
>>
>> overall the patch as it is look good, but recently we added more generic
>> lookups for DT node, looks like part of your patch is un-doing generic
>> device name lookup.
>>
>> DT node match lookup is in https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core.git/log/?h=generic_lookup_helpers
> 
> these patches are not in Linus tree, yet. I guess they will show up
> in 5.4. No idea how to deal with it right now, do you ?
All these patches are due to go in next merge window,
You should base your patch on top of linux-next.

thanks,
srini
> 
>> Other missing bit is adding this api to documentation in
>> ./Documentation/driver-api/nvmem.rst
> 
> ok, will do.
> 
> Thomas.
> 

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Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-09 10:32 [PATCH v4 0/9] Use MFD framework for SGI IOC3 drivers Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-09 10:32 ` [PATCH v4 1/9] w1: add 1-wire master driver for IP block found in SGI ASICs Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-09 10:32 ` [PATCH v4 2/9] w1: add DS2501, DS2502, DS2505 EPROM device driver Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-09 10:32 ` [PATCH v4 3/9] nvmem: core: add nvmem_device_find Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-13  9:40   ` Srinivas Kandagatla
2019-08-14 11:46     ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-14 12:52       ` Srinivas Kandagatla
2019-08-16 14:09         ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-19 16:03           ` Srinivas Kandagatla [this message]
2019-08-21 12:48             ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-09 10:32 ` [PATCH v4 4/9] MIPS: PCI: refactor ioc3 special handling Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-29 11:20   ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-09 10:32 ` [PATCH v4 5/9] MIPS: PCI: use information from 1-wire PROM for IOC3 detection Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-09 10:32 ` [PATCH v4 6/9] MIPS: SGI-IP27: remove ioc3 ethernet init Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-09 10:32 ` [PATCH v4 8/9] MIPS: SGI-IP27: fix readb/writeb addressing Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-10 13:22   ` Andy Shevchenko
2019-08-11  7:29     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-08-13  8:47       ` Philippe Mathieu-Daudé
2019-08-14 11:40         ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-09 10:32 ` [PATCH v4 9/9] Input: add IOC3 serio driver Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-09 22:04   ` Dmitry Torokhov
2019-08-14 13:20   ` Jonas Gorski
2019-08-14 14:37     ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-14 16:57       ` Jonas Gorski
2019-08-14 18:04         ` Dmitry Torokhov
     [not found] ` <20190809103235.16338-8-tbogendoerfer@suse.de>
2019-08-09 21:22   ` [PATCH v4 7/9] mfd: ioc3: Add driver for SGI IOC3 chip Jakub Kicinski
2019-08-11  7:32     ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-08-12 19:52       ` Jakub Kicinski

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